Archaeologists excavate skeleton at Long An Province

Source: Thanh Nien News 20140506

Archaeologists working in Long An have excavated a 4,000-year-old skeleton in South Vietnam.

Source: Thanh Nien News 20140506
Source: Thanh Nien News 20140506

4,700-year-old skeleton found in Vietnam
hanh Nien News, 06 May 2014

Vietnamese archaeologists have found a 4,700-year-old skeleton in the southern province of Long An.

The skeleton, believed to be that of a 1.5 meter tall human being, was found burying in a grave measuring 0.5 meter wide by 2 meters long, according to the archaeologists from the Southern Social Sciences Institute.

The discovery was made when they were excavating a 100-square-meter area in the Lo Gach hamlet, Vinh Hung district.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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